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Forum: Beasts Today, 11:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,192
Posted By browneye
I'm with Lion on this one...a heavy bike is,...

I'm with Lion on this one...a heavy bike is, well, heavy. I don't really care where the CG is, it's still heavy.

This is a thread about LIGHTEST WEIGHT BEAST - the tenere is NOT the lightest...
Forum: Vendors Today, 10:58 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 53,491
Posted By browneye
Front Tires?

The MT21 is old technology and not that great of a tire on or offroad. They come on at least one of the KTM enduros and are reportedly removed very early on for something better.

The Pirelli...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 118,374
Posted By browneye
Dayamm...some fantastic RR's - I'm insanely...

Dayamm...some fantastic RR's - I'm insanely jealous. :deal

How do I get a invite? :dunno
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,948
Posted By browneye
Agreed here. The point is there are many...

Agreed here.
The point is there are many comparisons that can be made between a suzuki strom and a triumph tiger xc....


From the frame design and build quality up, motor design and integration,...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 06:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,192
Posted By browneye
IMO location of center of gravity is an over...

IMO location of center of gravity is an over rated concept - weight is weight in slow handling and picking up the bike. I couldn't pickup a S10 if I had to. :dunno

I can ride one just fine on the...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,192
Posted By browneye
A 990 would probably also suit you based on your...

A 990 would probably also suit you based on your size. The KTM's are the best of the ADV'rs offroad. The Tiger XC is the best of them for a combo without getting huge and quite a bit better on road -...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 564,665
Posted By browneye
Sorry...my math sucks. Getting old sucks. :rofl ...

Sorry...my math sucks. Getting old sucks. :rofl



:gerg
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,948
Posted By browneye
Was not comparing the bikes to the cars - was...

Was not comparing the bikes to the cars - was comparing the two cars. The point is, people like cheap and that's fine. Just know what it is and not try to pretend what it isn't and all is good.
...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 564,665
Posted By browneye
Ha ha...knew that one was comin'! BTW, we...

Ha ha...knew that one was comin'!


BTW, we were let off on speeding 87 in a 55. Never in my life have I heard of a chippy letting someone off doing 37 over.
We were on our way to Laguna Seca...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,948
Posted By browneye
As I have mentioned elsewhere on this subject,...

As I have mentioned elsewhere on this subject, people drive Kia's and Hyundai's too. And actually like them.

Yes, a Mercedes Benz and a Kia both have four wheels and either will get you from...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,611
Posted By browneye
Yes, for-sale's go in FLEAMARKET. :freaky

Yes, for-sale's go in FLEAMARKET. :freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 25,618
Posted By browneye
http://i1.cpcache.com/product/653421921/pffmt_mess...

http://i1.cpcache.com/product/653421921/pffmt_messenger_bag.jpg?color=Khaki&height=240&width=240...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 160,387
Posted By browneye
I'm starting to suspect you have air in the...

I'm starting to suspect you have air in the system - not familiar with any burping routine without consulting the service manual though....
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 160,387
Posted By browneye
I thought I saw you post on another bike thread...

I thought I saw you post on another bike thread getting ready to off that thing. I suspect it's time. :deal



Uhm, no, not normal. I did not listen, but if it's bubbling then it could be...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 88,446
Posted By browneye
Just saw your post on the LA Adventure thread,...

Just saw your post on the LA Adventure thread, and Joel had forwarded it to some of us locals.
Got through most of the RR here, what an adventure for sure.

I really enjoyed the sail across the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 25,618
Posted By browneye
I don't get it... Pirates? Tango? The...

I don't get it...
Pirates?
Tango?

The motorcycle fly fishing I get, but really? :puke1

I guess there are plenty of bikers that think they're badass 'pirates'. OMFG.

Still don't get the...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 94,518
Posted By browneye
Just because you like a bike doesn't mean I'm...

Just because you like a bike doesn't mean I'm ignorant. People like hyundai's and walmart too.

I bet you like KLR's too. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,415
Posted By browneye
^^ This... I had a KTM for a time and never...

^^ This...

I had a KTM for a time and never had an issue getting the filter out with a circlips plier. But yeah, if it's really stuck in there you can drill a hole in the bottom and use a screw -...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,415
Posted By browneye
Facist gov't here... :lol3

Facist gov't here... :lol3
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 94,518
Posted By browneye
Uhm yeah...that's uncalled for. Some peeps...

Uhm yeah...that's uncalled for.

Some peeps will like them, never said they didn't or wouldn't. Their price point reflects their stature in the biking world.

And some of them have gone a 100K...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,415
Posted By browneye
http://www.dirtrider.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/0...

http://www.dirtrider.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Husky-FE501S-right.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 160,387
Posted By browneye
Whah f'ing whah.... The problems are blown...

Whah f'ing whah....

The problems are blown out of proportion to the bazillions of trouble free miles. It's a great bike. :1drink

If the stepper motor linkage gets dirty clean it. Otherwise...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 564,665
Posted By browneye
Nice pics from WA state! I grew up there...I...

Nice pics from WA state! I grew up there...I remember when Mt. St. Helens blew...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By browneye
If you're concerned I would call Halls in NJ and...

If you're concerned I would call Halls in NJ and ask them about it. They've been the premier parts source for Husky and they might shed some light on the future.

I also understand there will be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,415
Posted By browneye
Would be nice to see plated (plate-able) bikes in...

Would be nice to see plated (plate-able) bikes in CA. :huh

What's on tap for the TE630/TR650 replacement?
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 94,518
Posted By browneye
Ah, Vancouver Island. At least you're in a...

Ah, Vancouver Island. At least you're in a beautiful place.

I was born in Vancouver, Dad was Canadian. Grandma lived in Nanaimo for many years then Victoria. Gramps lived in W. Van overlooking...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 94,518
Posted By browneye
Don't buy one because they ride and handle like...

Don't buy one because they ride and handle like shit. It's a bulbous top heavy ugly monster of a bike, and there's a reason they discontinued it. Then they brought it back because people are too...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,452
Posted By browneye
Wow...that's a road/trail?? :huh

Wow...that's a road/trail?? :huh
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,330
Posted By browneye
Nice. And congrats!

Nice. And congrats!
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,408
Posted By browneye
I'm up your way all the time... My kid is in...

I'm up your way all the time...
My kid is in college at UCSB, and fellow ADV'rs and all around good riding buddies are Spafxer, FZCruzer, and Lonestar2112 - all live in Camarillo.

:D


Let's...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 472,434
Posted By browneye
I have the Cheapo Cruise Control. Works great! ...

I have the Cheapo Cruise Control. Works great! :lol3


http://images.motorcycle-superstore.com/productimages/300/0000_crampbuster_motorcycle_cruise_assist.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,408
Posted By browneye
At 475lbs it's still a big bike. A lot of guys...

At 475lbs it's still a big bike. A lot of guys ride them offroad, however I bought mine as a road bike. Running 70 on a graded dirt road with 100lbs on the back is nothing. Handling is fantastic. But...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,641,551
Posted By browneye
^^This + I have no idea where Pilot3 is...

^^This +

I have no idea where Pilot3 is getting his info... :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,452
Posted By browneye
Selling mine...

Just a FYI - get it before the CL scrounges do...

ADV Flea Market listing: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24633558#post24633558


<a...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,408
Posted By browneye
The tiger stepper motor thing is blown out of...

The tiger stepper motor thing is blown out of proportion. It's a non-issue for all but a percent or two.

Sure not a reason to NOT get one. Take a look thru the picture thread and eyeball the ones...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,641,551
Posted By browneye
Wow...a LOT of new owners of these bikes. Seems...

Wow...a LOT of new owners of these bikes. Seems we have a few a week now.

Anybody have any sales numbers? And say, in comparison to other bikes?

I thought I read where the Tiger was...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 472,434
Posted By browneye
Maybe that would fix my back... :lol3

Maybe that would fix my back... :lol3
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3,917
Views: 472,434
Posted By browneye
Same stature here...maybe an inch shorter...

Same stature here...maybe an inch shorter inseam...so I am just tip-toeing on high seat setting. Been riding the bike that way for the past 8K miles for more legroom, but when loaded with gear it can...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,232
Posted By browneye
I would take it to 3-Bros in Costa Mesa. ...

I would take it to 3-Bros in Costa Mesa.

Lior and Inside Line are both great resources for service work but neither can provide warranty coverage.
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,968
Posted By browneye
If you like that tire you would probably like the...

If you like that tire you would probably like the Pirelli Scorpion Rally even better. They look almost the same, but I think the pirelli rubber is a little better. Same basic idea.

IMO those are...
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